Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jan 19, 2013 Posted in Tournament News, TV Poker | 1 Comment »

The NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship will be making its return on January 24th, 2013, ending the one-year hiatus the popular “made-for-TV” poker tournament took after Black Friday left networks scrambling to determine if airing poker shows was 1) going to be worthwhile, and 2) going to getRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Aug 16, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WPT News | No Comments »

It’s been a long road for poker pro Tony Gregg, and while he has the respect and admiration of his peers in the poker community, and even some very famous people like Michael Phelps who sent Gregg a congratulatory Tweet, he has been shutout when it comes toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 12, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

On Tuesday the survivors from Day 1a and Day 1b of the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event returned to the Rio for their respective Day 2 flights and when the dust settled a total of 842 of the 2,044 Day 2a and Day 2b competitors hadRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 11, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

A total of 842 players have punched their tickets into Day 3 of the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event after the Day 1 and Day 1b survivors returned to the Rio on Tuesday to take part in their respective Day 2 flights: Day 2a and DayRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 09, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

After a disappointing turnout on Day 1a of the 2012 World Series of Poker Main Event the turnout on Day 1b more than made up for the paltry 1,088 players that registered on Day 1a of the tournament. With the final tally coming in at 2,144 players theRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 08, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

There was quite a bit going on at the WSOP this weekend, not least of which was the WSOP Main Event kicking-off, and there was also a couple of interesting stories unfolding on Twitter, both of which saw some locals trying to angle-shoot poker players (never a goodRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jul 03, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

As thrilling as the 96-player, $25,300 buy-in, Mega-Satellite to the Big One for One Drop tournament that was held at the Rio was, the real story coming out of the event was the obvious chip-dump during heads-up play between Gus Hansen and Shaun Deeb (there would also beRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 11, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

While Phil Hellmuth was busy putting even more space between himself and the chase-pack of Doyle Brunson and Johnny Chan (Hellmuth picked up his twelfth WSOP bracelet on Sunday night compared to Chan and Brunson’s 10 WSOP bracelets) the man many people consider has the best chance toRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on Jun 10, 2012 Posted in Tournament News, WSOP News | No Comments »

After both players came up short in Event #15, the $5k Stud 8 or better tournament, Phil Ivey and Phil Hellmuth are right back in the swing of things, making another final day of a WSOP tournament, but this time the pair will be playing on the finalRead Full Article

Posted by Steve Ruddock on May 28, 2012 Posted in WSOP News | No Comments »

The World Series of Poker is in full swing and just before the tournament series got underway we were treated with a new SrslySirius song/video, this one ringing in the 2012 WSOP in the way only SrslySirius could do. So before we get into what is going atRead Full Article